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Pages of History: Civil War vet is laid to rest with honors
From the pages of the Crescent City American, May 1930. William Kennon Davis, for 30 years a resident of this city, and who has been most active in civic affairs, passed peacefully away at his home on J Street Sunday night, May 11.
Tue May 14, 2013
Housing for low-income seniors eyed
The Crescent City Council took the first step on Monday toward transforming the vacant lot that was the El Patio Budget Motel into low-income housing for seniors.
Thu May 09, 2013
Walking along, singing my song
I've taken up walking. Lots of walking. For the past couple of months I've walked from home "to town" at least once a weekend.
Birth: Charles Ernest Davis Jr.
Charles Ernest Davis Jr. was born April 4, 2013, at Rogue Valley Medical Center Family Birth Center in Medford, Ore.
Birth: Jackson Massey Gill
Jackson Massey Gill was born March 11, 2013, at Sutter Coast Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19½ inches.
Two giants smoldering
Officials ponder whether the trees will need to be cut down Lightning ignited two old-growth redwoods in Jedediah Smith State Park on Sunday, and with limited resources available and fire danger high statewide, one of the ancient trees may be felled to prevent flames from spreading.
Tue May 07, 2013
Bill Young an All-Star for DN in basketball
During the years that I was out of Del Norte County while coaching in the Southern California desert, during the 1960s and 1970s, there were a lot of outstanding athletes who wore the blue and gold of the Warriors.
Before the bank robbery
Homeless couple recounts how they ended up here A journey full of despair led up to bank robbery charges being filed against a homeless couple, they said this week.
Sat May 04, 2013
Labor group barbecue Sat.
The Central Labor Council of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties will hold a "May Day Labor Summit for Working Families" in Crescent City on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Union members and community supporters are invited to participate in the event at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds, 421 U.S. 101 North.
This time, they're on skateboards
Almost as common as the fog in Crescent City are the transient philanthropists traveling up or down the coast to help fight cancer, diabetes or some other malady.
2 held after a break-in, assault
Home invasion followed break-up, authorities said A relationship that apparently went sour resulted in a home invasion Tuesday night, authorities said.
Thu May 02, 2013
Clausen celebrates a full 90 years of life
"It is heartwarming to see everyone here," said former Congressman Don Clausen with a big smile and a twinkle in his eyes.
Around Del Norte: Tile mural dedicated in school lobby
Students worked hard on a month-long project at Community Day School in Crescent City, and their efforts were rewarded Thursday with the dedication of a tile mural depicting the Western lily, a wildflower found locally.
Birth: Michael Anthony Harrold-Eison
Michael Anthony Harrold-Eison was born April 1, 2013, at Sutter Coast Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20 inches.
In praise of a real-life heroine name Wanda
Once upon a time in the state of Oklahoma, there was a family named Pool. There was Mom and Dad and their five kids.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Fishing the North Coast: Windy start to salmon and halibut season
Tomorrow marks day one of the salmon and halibut season for the North Coast and the excitement in the air is palatable for local fishermen.
Dogs found in squalor
Authorities found dogs wearing diapers in cages caked with feces when they searched a motor home in the driveway of a Crescent City residence Friday.
News of Record April 19-25, 2013
Del Norte County Superior Court felony and misdemeanor sentencings for the week of April 19-25 include: • Donald Jones, 63, Crescent City, was sentenced to 180 days in County Jail and fined $210 for failure to appear; and sentenced to 180 days in County Jail for possession of a dangerous drug • Gregory Taggart, 46, Klamath, was ... (more)
Tires slashed in Walmart lot
A Crescent City man apparently angry with Walmart took his frustrations out on cars in its parking lot, causing $1,400 in damage, authorities said.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that President Barack Obama "has kept every promise he's made" about helping the state recover from Superstorm Sandy.